2015 NAE Annual Meeting

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Details
October
04
2015
to
October
05
2015
2101 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC
Schedule
Sunday, Oct 04, 2015
  • 10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
    Registration
    NAS 120
  • 10:30 AM To 11:45 AM
    Brunch
    West Lawn
  • 10:30 AM To 11:45 AM
    Estate Planning Seminar with brunch
    Members' Room
  • 12:00 PM To 01:30 PM
    Public Program
    Auditorium
  • 02:00 PM To 03:30 PM
    Awards Program
    Auditorium
  • 04:00 PM To 05:30 PM
    Plenary Speakers: Addressing the Grand Challenges
    Auditorium
  • 05:30 PM To 06:00 PM
    Engineering for You 2 (E4U2): Grand Challenges Video Awards Presentation
    Auditorium
  • 06:00 PM To 07:30 PM
    Reception
    West Lawn
  • 06:30 PM To 09:00 PM
    Reception and Dinner for the Golden Bridge Society (by invitation)
Monday, Oct 05, 2015
  • 07:00 AM To 02:00 PM
    Registration
    NAS 120
  • 07:00 AM To 08:30 AM
    Continental Breakfast
    Great Hall
  • 07:01 AM To 08:30 AM
    Foreign Secretary Breakfast (by invitation)
    Members' Room
  • 07:01 AM To 08:30 AM
    Home Secretary Breakfast (by invitation)
    Room 125
  • 08:30 AM To 09:30 AM
    NAE Business Session (Members only)
    Auditorium
  • 09:30 AM To 12:30 PM
    Forum: NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering: Imperatives, Prospects, and Priorities
    Auditorium
  • 12:30 PM To 01:30 PM
    Lunch
    West Lawn
  • 12:45 PM To 01:30 PM
    Testifying Before Congress: A Tutorial (lunch provided, Room 125)
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section Meetings
    Located in both National Academy of Sciences Building and Keck
  • 06:30 PM To 07:30 PM
    Reception
    JW Marriott
  • 07:30 PM To 12:00 AM
    Dinner and Dancing
    JW Marriott
Speakers
  • Lord Alec N. Broers
    House of Lords, Parliament of the United Kingdom

    Lord Broers, FREng FRS, was president of the Royal Academy of Engineering (2001−2006) and played a significant role in the University of Cambridge’s rise as a major economic force and center of excellence for high technology and was vice chancellor from 1996 to 2003. He has always expressed strong views about the role of engineers in ...

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  • Dr. Jackie Y. Ying
    Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

    Jackie Y. Ying received her BE and PhD from the Cooper Union and Princeton University, respectively. She joined the MIT faculty in 1992, where she was a professor of chemical engineering until 2005. She has served as the founding executive director of the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore since 2003. For her research on ...

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  • Dr. Robert H. Socolow
    Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University

    Dr. Robert Socolow is professor emeritus and (full-time) senior research scientist in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University. He is the coprincipal investigator (with ecologist Stephen Pacala) of Princeton’s Carbon Mitigation Initiative (www princeton edu/~cmi/), a 20-year (2001–2020) project ...

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  • Alton D. Romig, Jr.
    National Academy of Engineering

    Alton D. Romig, Jr. is the NAE executive officer, responsible for the program, financial, and membership operations of the Academy, reporting to the president. Before joining the Academy, he served as vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Advanced Development Programs, better known as the Skunk Works®. He ...

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  • Mr. Dean Kamen
    DEKA Research and Development Corporation

    Dean Kamen is an inventor, entrepreneur, and tireless advocate for science and technology. As an inventor, he holds more than 440 US and foreign patents, many of them for innovative medical devices that have expanded the frontiers of health care worldwide. As an undergraduate he invented the first wearable infusion pump, and in his mid-20s he ...

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At-a-Glance

The theme for the 2015 Annual Meeting is the Grand Challenges for Engineering.

On Sunday afternoon, after induction of the Class of 2015 and the Awards Program, two plenary speakers will address particular challenges – Engineer Better Medicine and Cyber Security – and a third will talk about the success of the Grand Challenge Scholars Program

On Monday, the Forum will feature panelists who have been engaged with the project since its inception in a moderated discussion of the Challenges today – their relevance, advancement, and future.

The session will include Q&A with audience participation, providing opportunities for you to share your perspectives on the value of the Grand Challenges to engineering, education, and the world.

 

Featured Speeches
  • C. D.  Mote, Jr. C. D. Mote, Jr.
    Date
    October 4, 2015
    I am honored to welcome all our members, foreign members, special friends, and guests to this 51st annual meeting of the National Academy of Engineering. I offer my warmest welcome to our newly elected members and foreign members and assure you that this induction day will be one that you will remember. And a special welcome is extended to all our spouses who have put up with us so graciously and make our work at the Academy possible.
    Speaker: C. D. Mote, Jr. (President Emeritus, National Academy of Engineering)
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